Getting old is very odd.

August 27, 2014

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“Getting old is very odd. The main thing is that you have to keep telling yourself, I’m old, I’m old. You see yourself in the mirror as you descend the escalator but you don’t look directly at the mirror, you give a little side glance, a wary smile. You don’t look that bad, you look something like a dusty candle. Too bad screw the gods, screw the game. You should have been dead 35 years ago. This is a little extra scenery, more peeks at the horror show.”

Bukowski, Charles “The Captain is Out to Lunch and the Sailors Have Taken Over”.

Happy Birthday to me. Here’s to getting old but not feeling old!

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  • Reply Romy / Hippy At Heart August 27, 2014 at 12:45

    HAPPY BDAY to you!!!

  • Reply Cat August 27, 2014 at 13:43

    Muitos parabéns Sara!! Que tenhas um dia fantástico e que o próximo ano te traga tudo de bom! Beijo grande *

  • Reply PinkCheetahVintage August 27, 2014 at 15:27

    Happy B-day!
    The Bukowski quote is perfection.

  • Reply Amber of Butane Anvil August 27, 2014 at 17:43

    Happy Birthday, Dear Sara! xoxo

  • Reply Jet aka Punk Glam Queen August 28, 2014 at 04:44

    I hope your day was fabulous! Love the Bukowski quote, but dearest you have a lot more birthdays to come before you are “old”, trust an old bat like me who has the mentality of a teen! XXX

  • Reply Diane August 28, 2014 at 20:19

    Happy birthday! I’ve nominated you for the Liebster Award! Take a look here 🙂 http://nomadseekhome.blogspot.co.uk/2014/08/liebster-award.html

  • Reply Señora Allnut August 29, 2014 at 11:38

    oh yes, Happy birthday!, and we’re not going to be old, we’re becoming vintage (and über-cool), because we Rock!!

  • Reply Krista August 29, 2014 at 13:02

    Happiest of birthdays! Getting old ain’t for sissies!

  • Reply Hollie August 30, 2014 at 02:10

    Happy belated birthday!

  • Reply Jan Graham-McMillen September 3, 2014 at 04:39

    Happy Birthday, Sara … but please don’t think you’re getting old. You are still just a baby. Wait ’till you’re really old! Either way, it beats the alternative, and growing old is a privilege! Or so I’m told!

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